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Holographic detection and characterization of large impurity particles in precision slurries

Impurities within a sample are detected by use of holographic video microscopy. The sample flows through the microscope and holographic images are generated. ... New York University

Systems and methods for sparse travel time estimation

Systems and methods for travel time density estimation based on sparse approximation. The density estimation problem is reformulated as a kernel-based regression problem and sparsity is the driving principle underlying model selection. ... New York University

System, method and computer-accessible medium providing secure integrated circuit camouflaging for minterm protection

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure can include an exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for camouflaging a design of an integrated circuit(s) (ic), can include, for example, receiving information related to a plurality of input combinations to the ics, and camouflaging the design of the ics by limiting a discriminating ability of the input combination to a predetermined constant number of incorrect assignments. An incorrect output can be intentionally produced for a predetermined constant number of secret minterms of the ics. ... New York University

Miniature protein scaffolds and methods for use thereof

Miniature protein scaffolds and compositions thereof (e.g., vaccine formulations) and methods of using same are described herein. In a particular embodiment, the miniature protein scaffold comprises an isolated β-strand connected via a loop to a left-handed poly proline type-ii (ppii) helix formed in the absence of proline residues.. ... New York University

Double balloon floating feeding jejunostomy tube

A jejunostomy feeding device includes an elongate flexible member extending from a proximal end to a distal end and including a feeding lumen extending therethrough. The device also includes a first balloon attached to a distal portion of the flexible member. ... New York University

Progranulin (pgrn) fragments and derivatives for treatment or alleviation of lysosomal storage diseases

The present invention provides peptides, compositions and methods for treatment and alleviation of lysosomal storage diseases and their diagnosis and treatment, including gaucher's disease, and particularly which utilize one or more progranulin (pgrn) derivative or fragment, particularly fragment nd7/pcgin.. . ... New York University

Endoswab for sampling and culture in minimally invasive surgery

A medical device includes a hollow shaft, a hollow housing, and a syringe. The syringe has a housing defining a fluid receiving chamber and a plunger slidably received therein. ... New York University

Network function virtualization ("nfv") based communications network resilience

The problem of recovering from multiple link failures in a way that is quick, avoids loops, avoids packet modifications, and that avoids significant modifications to existing routers is solved by: (1) associating a network rerouting unit (nru) with each of the plurality of routers; (2) configuring each router so that if a link (or more specifically, any link) directly connected to the router fails, the router redirects any packets whose next hop is a port terminating an end of the failed link to the nru associated with the router; (3) executing a routing protocol on each of the nrus whereby each nru will learn a topology of the communications network; (4) receiving by a first nru, a packet redirected from the router associated with the first nru; and (5) responsive to receiving, by the first nru, the packet redirected from the router associated with the first nru, (i) identifying a link directly connected to the router as a failed link using a destination address in the redirected packet, and the topology of the network learned by the first nru, (ii) determining an alternative path to the destination address of the redirected packet bypassing the identified failed link, and (iii) tunneling the redirected packet to an intermediate node on or associated with the alternative path using encapsulation. Nrus provide more programmability and better flexibility, thereby allowing network operators to deploy new network functions and features on demand in a timely and agile manner. ... New York University

Systems and methods for optical physical unclonable parameters

An article of manufacture includes a substrate and a security primitive deposited on the substrate. The security primitive includes a transition metal dichalcogenide having a varying thickness. ... New York University

Determining an aspect of behavior of an embedded device such as, for example, detecting unauthorized modifications of the code and/or behavior of an embedded device

The goal of detecting modifications, such as unauthorized modifications for example, of the code and/or behavior of an embedded device (e.g., unexpected/unauthorized remote reprogramming, re-flashing), changes to code at run-time (e.g., code injection, software parameter changes due to run-time reconfiguration commands), execution of unauthorized code, activation of hardware trojans, and other attacks on the hardware and/or software of embedded devices (or more generally, for determining an aspect of behavior of an embedded device and/or an embedded system) is solved by (1) injecting at least one of (a) code and/or (b) inputs into the embedded system to cause the embedded system, when functioning as desired, to exhibit an identifiable baseline behavior determined from a sequence of patterns (also referred to as “fiduciary markers”) in observable side channel emissions of the embedded system; (2) measuring side channel emissions generated by the embedded system when the at least one of (a) code and/or (b) inputs is injected; (3) extracting features from the measured side channel emissions; and (4) determining the aspect of the behavior of the embedded system by analyzing the extracted features with respect to features of the baseline behavior.. . ... New York University

Haptic force-feedback for computing interfaces

Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for receiving, from an accelerometer, angle information of a device. A calibration position is measured based upon the angle information of the device when the device is at rest. ... New York University

Apparatus and method for assessing plant stem strength

Apparatus and methods for determining flexural rigidity of a plant. The apparatus includes a base and support hingedly coupled thereto. ... New York University

Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 19 proteins and methods of use

The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“fgf”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of an fgf19 molecule. The portion of the paracrine fgf is modified to decrease binding affinity for heparin and/or heparan sulfate compared to the portion without the modification. ... New York University

Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 21 proteins and methods of use

The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“fgf”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of an fgf21 molecule. The portion of the paracrine fgf is modified to decrease binding affinity for heparin and/or heparan sulfate compared to the portion without the modification. ... New York University

06/21/18 / #20180170910

Alpha-helix mimetics as modulators of abeta self-assembly

The invention relates to compounds and pharmaceutical compositions capable of treating amyloid diseases and other diseases characterized by oligomerization and/or fibrillation of amyloidogenic peptides such as amyloid beta peptide (abeta or aβ).. . ... New York University

06/14/18 / #20180161339

Use of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors for treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders

The invention is directed to the use of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors for treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders.. . ... New York University

06/07/18 / #20180157574

Post-silicon validation and debug using symbolic quick error detection

Disclosed are improved methods and structures for verifying integrated circuits and in particular systems-on-a-chip constructed therefrom. We call methods and structures according to the present disclosure symbolic quick error detection or symbolic qed, illustrative characteristics of symbolic qed include: 1) it is applicable to any system-on-chip (soc) design as long as it contains at least one programmable processor; 2) it is broadly applicable for logic bugs inside processor cores, accelerators, and uncore components; 3) it does not require failure reproduction; 4) it does not require human intervention during bug localization; 5) it does not require trace buffers, 6) it does not require assertions; and 7) it uses hardware structures called “change detectors” which introduce only a small area overhead. ... New York University

06/07/18 / #20180156807

Method for treating high-grade gliomas

The invention is directed to a method for inhibiting growth, self-renewal, or tumorigenicity of glioma cells and a method for treating high-grade gliomas by inhibiting gpr133 expression and/or function in glioma cells, including cd133+ glioma stem cells (gscs).. . ... New York University

05/31/18 / #20180146840

Endoscopic measuring device

A device and system for measuring anatomical features includes a flexible member sized to pass slidably through a first lumen of an insertion instrument, a control element, and a measuring device slidably received in the flexible member. The measuring device includes first and second arms moveable between a closed configuration and an open configuration and a measuring element having a first end coupled to the first arm and a second end coupled to the second arm. ... New York University

05/24/18 / #20180145504

Reduction of geomagnetically induced currents

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed for reducing geomagnetically-induced currents. The method includes connecting a plurality of switching devices at a neutral grounding connection point of at least one transformer bank. ... New York University

05/24/18 / #20180141019

Self-inflating microcapsules

A method comprises providing an aqueous solution having an alkaline ph and providing an oil including at least one silsesquioxane compound. The oil is added to the aqueous solution. ... New York University

05/17/18 / #20180136207

Peptides of m. tuberculosis for a screening test for hiv positive patients at high-risk for tuberculosis

Provided are peptides suitable for early detection of active m. Tuberculosis (mtb) infection in immunocompromised individuals. ... New York University

05/10/18 / #20180127769

Transgenic plants and a transient transformation system for genome-wide transcription factor target discovery

Plant genes regulated by transcription factors that control the gene network response to an environmental perturbation or signal are described. This class of genes responds to the perturbation of a transcription factor and the signal it transduces, but surprisingly, without stable binding of the transcription factor. ... New York University

05/10/18 / #20180125900

Probiotic compositions for improving metabolism and immunity

The application relates to methods based on modulating mammalian intestinal microbiota and related probiotic and prebiotic compositions. Specifically, the application relates to the use of novel bacterial genera ileibacterium and dubosiella, including their species i. ... New York University

05/03/18 / #20180124082

Classifying logins, for example as benign or malicious logins, in private networks such as enterprise networks for example

Logins within a private network are classified as benign or malicious by (a) receiving login patterns within a private network, wherein each login pattern includes one or more attributes of each of (i) a user uniquely associated with the login, (ii) a source computer uniquely associated with the login, and (iii) a destination computer uniquely associated with the login, and wherein each login pattern is characterized as one of (a) a normal login pattern, (b) a benign login pattern, or (c) a malicious login pattern; (b) receiving a new login; and (c) classifying the new login as benign or malicious using the login patterns for the private network that were received.. . ... New York University

05/03/18 / #20180117331

Minimally invasive subgaleal extra-cranial electroencephalography eeg monitoring device

A system includes an implantable body configured for implantation in a subgaleal extracranial position, the implantable body including a first electrode array including a first elongated body comprising first and second electrode contacts separated from one another by a distance selected to facilitate the detection of brain electrical activity and a unit coupled to the first electrode array. The unit includes a processor analyzing the detected brain electrical activity to determine whether an epileptic event has occurred and generating epileptic event data based on this determination and a transceiver controlled by the processor to wirelessly transmit epileptic event data to and from a remote computing device.. ... New York University

04/12/18 / #20180102240

Reagents and methods for simultaneously detecting absolute concentrations of a plurality of elements in a liquid sample

Disclosed herein are internal standard compositions, a plurality of calibration standards, and one or more kits for use with mass spectrometry, particularly for use with an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer capable of simultaneous detection of a large number of ionization products over a large range of masses. Methods of using these reagent materials for the simultaneously detection of absolute concentrations of a plurality of elements in a liquid sample.. ... New York University

04/12/18 / #20180101641

Systems and methods of fragment-centric topographical mapping (fctm) to target protein-protein interactions

A system for identifying and evaluating a pocket of a protein includes performing a voronoi tessellation and developing a voronoi diagram of a surface of the protein. All alpha-spheres on the surface of the protein are identified. ... New York University

04/12/18 / #20180099998

Staphylococcus aureus leukocidins, therapeutic compositions, and uses thereof

Disclosed herein are isolated and purified staphylococcus aureus bi-component leukocidin, referred to herein as lukab, and its components luka and lukb, antibodies specific to luka, antibodies specific to lukb, therapeutic compositions containing luka and/or lukb, or anti-luka and/or anti-lukb antibodies, uses of the compositions to treat acute inflammatory conditions or s. Aureus infection, methods for identifying inhibitors of lukab-mediated cytotoxicity of human phagocytes, and methods for using lukab as a marker to predict severity of s. ... New York University

03/29/18 / #20180085995

3d manufacturing using multiple material deposition and/or fusion sources simultaneously with single or multi-flute helical build surfaces

A method and apparatus to improve the speed of the free-form manufacture of complex systems uses the helical build process to 3d print or manufacture objects by using multiple material fusion sources simultaneously with single- or multi-flute helical build surfaces. As a result of the stationary material deposition line in a helical build machine, the speed of the fusion process can be improved by simultaneously using multiple fusion in sources in parallel on each fusion line. ... New York University

03/29/18 / #20180085437

Combination therapy for treating protein deficiency disorders

This application provides methods of improving protein replacement therapy by combining protein replacement therapy with active site-specific chaperones (assc) to increase the stability and efficiency of the protein being administered. The application further provides stable compositions comprising the purified protein and an assc, and methods of treatment by administering the compositions.. ... New York University

03/22/18 / #20180081997

Embedded security elements for digital models used in additive manufacturing

A method for securing a computer-aided design (cad)-based shape to prevent shape counterfeiting by unauthorized three-dimensional (3d) printing includes creating and embedding a security element in the cad-based shape itself. In some embodiments, the method includes splitting (slicing) a first solid of a three-dimensional 3d model into at least two parts, such that the 3d model comprises at least two distinct solids. ... New York University

03/22/18 / #20180078658

Compositions and method for reducing seizures

Provided are compositions and methods for prophylaxis and/or therapy of disorders that involve seizures. The compositions and methods relate to a recombinant adeno-associated virus (raav) comprising a i56i enhancer sequence, and a sequence encoding hm3dq modified muscarinic receptor (gq-dreadd). ... New York University

03/22/18 / #20180078115

Endoscope restraint

An endoscope restraining system for restraining motion of an endoscope tube includes an attachment portion configured to attach the endoscope restraining system to a surface, a flexible tube coupled to the attachment portion at a proximal end of the flexible tube, a base plate coupled to a distal end of the flexible tube, and an endoscope restraint removably connected to the base plate. The endoscope restraint includes a plurality of supports configured to receive the endoscope tube to prevent changes in a torque position, degree of insertion, and lateral movement of the endoscope tube.. ... New York University

03/01/18 / #20180058987

Systems and methods for selecting cellular strains

A method of sorting cells on a facs includes providing a culture of cells stained with a dye. The dye is excited using photons at a first wavelength. ... New York University

03/01/18 / #20180057571

Methods of treating and preventing staphylococcus aureus infections and associated conditions

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for preventing and treating staphylococcus aureus in a subject. Therapeutic compositions of the present invention comprise leukocidin e and/or d proteins or polypeptides and anti-leukocidin e and/or d antibodies. ... New York University

03/01/18 / #20180055868

Methods and compositions for stimulating bone regeneration

The invention provides methods and compositions for stimulating or promoting bone regeneration or repairing bone fracture or for stimulating or increasing differentiation or activation of osteoblasts by administering to a subject a therapeutically effective amount of an adenosine receptor agonist, or an analog, derivative or combination thereof, an adenosine receptor antagonist, or an analog, derivative or combination thereof, or adenosine or a compound that upregulates, increases the amount of or increases the biological activity of adenosine. The invention also extends to pharmaceutical compositions such as those comprising an agent that modulates an adenosine receptor such as an adenosine a2a agonist or a1 antagonist.. ... New York University

02/22/18 / #20180054294

Systems, methods, and computer-accessible media for measuring or modeling a wideband, millimeter-wave channel and methods and systems for calibrating same

Exemplary systems and methods can be provided for measuring a parameter—e.g., channel impulse response and/or power delay profile—of a wideband, millimeter-wave (mmw) channel. The exemplary systems can include a receiver configured to receive a first signal from the channel, generate a second signal, and measure the parameter based on a comparison between the first and second signals; and a controller configured to determine first and second calibration of the system before and after measuring the parameter, and determine a correction for the parameter measurement based on the first and second calibrations. ... New York University

02/22/18 / #20180052123

Systems and methods for super-resolution surface-layer microscopy using magnetic resonance

A method of probing the layers above, at, and below the surface of a conducting region includes exciting nuclear or electronic spins within the conducting region using a first frequency, receiving a second frequency from the conducting region, determining the length scales by the conductivity of the conducting region, the first frequency, and the second frequency, obtaining a depth profile of the conducting region, and indirectly measuring the presence of the surface by characterizing signal distortions above the surface.. . ... New York University

02/15/18 / #20180045794

Trellis coil arrangement and methods for use thereof

A further exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure can be, for example, a coil arrangement, which can include a loops including a plurality of first conductors extending in a first direction; a plurality of second conductors extending in a second direction, where the first direction is different from the second direction, and a plurality of linking points linking the first conductors to the second conductors, where the loop(s) can be configured to stretch in a third direction, and a perimeter of the loop is constant. The third direction can be different from the first and second directions, or it can be the same as the first direction or the second direction. ... New York University

02/15/18 / #20180045630

Method to estimate strain rate dependent elastic modulus of materials using dynamic mechanical analysis data

A method for predicting an elastic modulus of a material includes providing a sample in a dynamic mechanical analysis device, performing a temperature sweep test to obtain a first data set, performing a frequency sweep test to obtain a second data set, using the second data set to generate a master curve in a frequency domain of the at least one of the storage modulus of the sample or the loss modulus of the sample using time-temperature superposition, converting the master curve in the frequency domain into a time domain relaxation function, and using the time domain relaxation function to predict the elastic modulus of the material.. . ... New York University

02/15/18 / #20180044422

Treating solid tumor by targeting dectin-1 signaling

Compositions and methods for treating solid tumors such as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (pda) via interfering with the dectin-1 signaling pathway, for example, using dectin-1 or galectin-9 inhibitors.. . ... New York University

02/08/18 / #20180036433

Compounds for the diagnosis or treatment of disorders associated with protein or peptide oligomers

The present invention relates to compounds of formula (i) as defined herein as well as conjugates comprising said compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said compounds or conjugates. Also encompassed are methods for selectively detecting oligomeric proteins or peptides associated with a conformational disorder in a sample, and methods for diagnosing or treating a conformational disorder associated with protein or peptide oligomers in a subject.. ... New York University

02/08/18 / #20180036238

Methods and compositions for treating osteoarthritis and promoting cartilage formation

The invention provides methods and compositions for treating or inhibiting the development of osteoarthritis in a subject having osteoarthritis or at risk for developing osteoarthritis and for stimulating or increasing cartilage production or formation in a subject. The methods feature administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising one or more agent from among adenosine, an adenosine receptor agonist, and an agent that upregulates or increases the amount of or the biological activity of adenosine, or an analog or derivative thereof. ... New York University

02/08/18 / #20180035934

Systems and methods for in vivo detection of electrophysiological and electrochemical signals

Systems and methods for measuring electrophysiological and electrochemical signals in a portion of a body of a subject are provided. The structure includes an array of electrochemical sensors made of miniaturized multi-layer graphene, an array of electrophysiological electrodes, an integrated front-end readout circuit, and narrow silicon shafts with metal spines. ... New York University

02/01/18 / #20180028576

Compositions and methods for characterizing and restoring gastrointestinal, skin, and nasal microbiota

The present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian bacterial gastrointestinal, cutaneous and nasal microbiota associated with antibiotic treatment and various disease conditions (such as asthma, allergy, obesity, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal reflux disease (gerd), eosinophilic esophagitis, gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinomas (gejac), infections due to bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), clostridium difficile, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, etc.) and related diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Therapeutic methods of the invention involve the use of live bacterial inoculants that are capable of restoring healthy mammalian bacterial gastrointestinal, skin, and nasal microbiota.. ... New York University

02/01/18 / #20180028566

Gamma delta t cells as a target for treatment of solid tumors

Provided herein are γδ t cell suppressors and methods of using such in detecting and treating solid tumors, as well as detection of solid tumors such as pda or crc based on the level of γδ t cells.. . ... New York University

01/18/18 / #20180014824

Anchored suture line, device and method for surgical suturing

Anchored suture line (asl), comprising a suture thread upon which is located a plurality of anchor structures permanently attached to said suture thread at predetermined intervals, may be advantageously employed for surgical suturing procedures. An asl suturing device may be employed to sequentially implant the anchors, still tethered to the suture line. ... New York University

01/18/18 / #20180014784

System and method for electrophysiological monitoring

A system and method for the acquisition and analysis of physiological data, such as for example, electrophysiological data including but not limited to eeg, ekg, emg eog, and biomechanical data relating to breathing and/or respiration to provide further insight to the person's health and/or behavior. A plurality of self-contained sensors having an electrically-conducting interface, an amplifier, an analog to digital converter, and a wireless transceiver may be used. ... New York University

01/11/18 / #20180012614

Method and system for multi-talker babble noise reduction

A system and method for improving intelligibility of speech is provided. The system and method may include obtaining an input audio signal frame, classifying the input audio signal frame into a first category or a second category, wherein the first category corresponds to the noise being stronger than the speech signal, and the second category corresponds to the speech signal being stronger than the noise, decomposing the input audio signal frame into a plurality of sub-band components; de-noising each sub-band component of the input audio signal frame in parallel by applying a first wavelet de-noising method including a first wavelet transform and a predetermined threshold for the sub-band component, and a second wavelet de-noising method including a second wavelet transform and the predetermined threshold for the sub-band component, wherein the predetermined threshold for each sub-band component is based on at least one previous noise-dominant signal frame received by the receiving arrangement.. ... New York University

01/11/18 / #20180011001

Automated real-time particle characterization and three-dimensional velocimetry with holographic video microscopy

An in-line holographic microscope can be used to analyze on a frame-by-frame basis a video stream to track individual colloidal particles' three-dimensional motions. The system and method can provide real time nanometer resolution, and simultaneously measure particle sizes and refractive indexes. ... New York University

01/04/18 / #20180002414

Immunotherapy for clearing pathological tau conformers

The present invention relates to methods of treating and preventing alzheimer's disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering a tau protein, its immunogenic epitopes, or antibodies recognizing the tau protein or its immunogenic epitopes under conditions effective to treat or prevent alzheimer's disease of other tauopathies. Also disclosed are methods of promoting clearance of from the brain of the subject and of slowing progression of tangle-related behavioral phenotype in a subject.. ... New York University

01/04/18 / #20180000912

Virus vectors expressing multiple epitopes of tumor associated antigens for inducing antitumor immunity

Provided are polynucleotides and viral vectors, particularly, alphavirus vectors such as sindbis viral vectors, which encode multiple, e.g., two or more, epitopes of at least one tumor associated antigen in which each epitope is separated by a processing or enzyme cleavage site. The multiple epitopes of the two or more tumor associated antigens encoded by the described polynucleotides and viral vectors may be the same or different. ... New York University

12/28/17 / #20170367633

Methods and kits for diagnosing, assessing or quantitating drug use, drug abuse and narcosis, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), chronic traumatic encephalopathy, schizophrenia spectrum disorders and alcohol consumption

The invention provides methods for diagnosing, assessing or quantitating drug use, drug abuse or narcosis or for differentiating drug use, drug abuse or narcosis from brain injury in a subject by tracking eye movement of at least one eye of the subject, analyzing eye movement of at least one eye of the subject, comparing eye movement of at least one eye of the subject the normal or mean eye movement; and, optionally calculating a standard deviation or p value for eye movement of at least one eye of the subject as compared to the normal or mean eye movement.. . ... New York University

12/21/17 / #20170364948

Methods, computer-accessible medium, and systems to rank, cluster, characterize and customize users, digital contents and advertisement campaigns based on implicit characteristic determination

The invention provides, in some aspects, a statistical algorithm-driven digital system for automated optimization of a large number of key performance indicators (kpi) involved in social digital interactions among the users, contents and advertisement, further augmented by data-driven verification and recommendation. The users include humans from diverse socio-cultural-economic groups, whose identity may be pseudonymous (though persistent), and whose explicit features may remain private, though statistically imputable. ... New York University

12/21/17 / #20170360958

Methods and compositions for treating dysbiosis and gastrointestinal and inflammatory disorders

The present invention relates to the use of ns1/2 region of murine norovirus mnv or a corresponding region from a member of the caliciviridae family or a protein encoded by any one of those regions, for treating dysbiosis, immune system dysregulation and various disorders, as well as for enhancing mucosal integrity and stimulating ifn-induced genes.. . ... New York University

12/21/17 / #20170360888

Methods for treating inflammatory arthritis

The invention provides methods and compositions for inhibiting, reducing or slowing inflammation or inflammatory arthritis, for treating inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and a spondyloarthropathy, for inhibiting, reducing or slowing osteoclast differentiation, function, or biological activity, for inhibiting or reducing persistence or accumulation of macrophages at an inflamed site or in an inflamed tissue or for promoting or increasing the efflux of macrophages from an inflamed site or an inflamed tissue, for increasing, stimulating, or promoting lymphocyte cell adhesion, for increasing, stimulating, or promoting lymphocyte efflux from a site of inflammation or from an inflamed tissue, and for decreasing, inhibiting, or reducing a lymphocyte cellular response by inhibiting, inhibiting the biological activity of or antagonizing an axonal guidance protein or a receptor thereof. The axonal guidance protein may be a netrin such as netrin-1, and its receptor may be unc5b.. ... New York University

12/14/17 / #20170355738

Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 23 proteins and methods of use

. . The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“fgf”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of an fgf23 molecule. The portion of the paracrine fgf is modified to decrease binding affinity for heparin and/or heparan sulfate compared to the portion without the modification. ... New York University

12/07/17 / #20170352292

Haptic-based dental simulation

Existing haptic-based simulation systems struggle to replicate a realistic experience for dental and dental hygiene students and clinicians. A realistic haptic-based simulator to train periodontal procedures. ... New York University

11/23/17 / #20170338550

System, method and computer-accessible medium for compliance assessment and active power management for safe use of radiowave emitting devices

An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining an effect of a millimeter wave (mmwave) radiation on an object(s), can be provided, which can include, for example, receiving information associated with a thermal(s), e field or h field scan of at the object(s) based on the mmwave radiation, and determining the effect of the mmwave radiation(s) based on the information. The information can be determined using a bioheat equation, which can be a pennes' bioheat equation. ... New York University

11/23/17 / #20170333348

Mass production and size control of nanoparticles through controlled microvortices

Methods for making particles, such as nanoparticles, devices useful in the methods, and particles made by the method are described herein. The methods involves the use of microfluidic device, such that upon mixing solutions of the materials to form the particles (or a solution of the material or materials to form the particles and a non-solvent for the material or materials) at least two symmetrical microvortices are formed simultaneously. ... New York University

11/16/17 / #20170329728

System, method and computer-accessible medium for low-overhead security wrapper for memory access control of embedded systems

An exemplary system for wrapping an intellectual property core (ip) bus master(s), can include, for example, a plurality of ip cores associated with the ip core bus master(s), and a wrapper module connected to a serial input of the ip core bus master(s) and a serial output of the ip core bus master(s), where the wrapper module can be configured to capture and shift a plurality of values of a system bus for a plurality of bus transfers associated with the ip core bus master(s) and the ip cores. The wrapper module can be further configured to modify a wrapper control logic and a wrapper boundary register of the ip core bus master(s). ... New York University

11/16/17 / #20170326316

System and method for diagnosis and treatment of a breathing pattern of a patient

Described is a system including a sensor and a processing arrangement. The sensor measures data corresponding to a patient's breathing patterns. ... New York University

11/09/17 / #20170319801

System and method for automated titration of continuous positive airway pressure using an obstruction index

Described is a system including an air pressure supply arrangement, a sensor and a titration device. The air pressure supply arrangement provides air pressure to a patient's airways. ... New York University

10/26/17 / #20170307497

Colloidal fingerprints for soft materials using total holographic characterization

Systems and methods for uniquely identifying fluid-phase products by endowing them with fingerprints composed of dispersed colloidal particles, and by reading out those fingerprints on demand using total holographic characterization. A library of chemically inert colloidal particles is developed that can be dispersed into soft materials, the stoichiometry of the mixture encoding user-specified information, including information about the host material. ... New York University

10/26/17 / #20170307435

Environmental analysis

An environmental analysis system and method. Remote sensing devices detect nonvisual information. ... New York University

10/26/17 / #20170303813

Noninvasive determination of electrical properties of tissues and materials using magnetic resonance measurements

A plurality of stimulations is transmitted to tissue or other material using one or more transmitters. The plurality of signals associated with the excited tissue and the transmitted stimulations are measured. ... New York University

10/12/17 / #20170291958

Compositions and methods for the modulation of ras proteins

Described herein is a method of modulating sumoylation of a ras protein by small ubiquitin-like modifier (sumo) proteins. Provided herein is a method for regulating the activity of a ras protein. ... New York University

10/12/17 / #20170290889

Methods and compositions for treating dysbiosis and gastrointestinal and inflammatory disorders

The present invention relates to the use of type 2 cytokines and mucins for increasing the amount or activity of bacterial species of the clostridia class in the gastrointestinal tract, for treating dysbiosis in the gastrointestinal tract, for treating gastrointestinal and inflammatory disorders, and for promoting wound healing in the gastrointestinal tract.. . ... New York University

10/05/17 / #20170289048

Methods and apparatus for alleviating congestion at a switch, such as a shallow buffered switch

The problem of collisions and/or congestion at output ports of switches, especially in shallow-buffered commodity switches, can be solved by: (a) receiving by the switch, a packet; (b) extracting destination information from the packet; (c) looking up, using the extracted destination information, an output port for the packet; (d) determining whether or not to redirect the packet based on a congestion level of a buffer associated with the output port; (f) responsive to a determination to redirect the packet, (1) dispatching the packet to a dedicated reservoir port of the switch, wherein the reservoir port enforces a queue discipline, (2) receiving, by a reservoir, the redirected packet, (3) temporarily buffering, in an internal queue of the reservoir, the received, redirected packet, and (4) sending the temporarily buffered, received, redirected packet back to the switch. Otherwise, responsive to a determination to not redirect the packet, the packet is dispatched to the output port of the switch. ... New York University

10/05/17 / #20170283236

User-controlled volume regulation mechanism for automatic consumable dispensers

An automated consumable dispenser with a precision method for delivering consumable ingredients in specific proportions to a container up to a specified volume. This method involves the use of a system of sensors and a micro-microprocessor, which detects, digitizes and develops a three dimensional rendering of the container, calculates the container volume and dispenses specific amounts of consumable ingredients. ... New York University

09/21/17 / #20170272174

Quantum-assisted loan balancing in communication-constrained wide-area physical networks

The availability of entangled quantum signals can improve distributed decision making. In particular, it can improve the efficiency of coordination and the ability to perform load balancing in high-speed wide-area networks, and other communication-constrained network environments. ... New York University

09/21/17 / #20170270895

Reducing visual crowding, increasing attention and improving visual span

Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for modifying displayed text in a gaze-contingent way to reduce crowding, thus increasing the observer's visual span, and thus increasing the observer's reading rate. The trick is to introduce only a few differences between characters (not enough to produce a pattern) of text so as to reduce crowding. ... New York University

09/14/17 / #20170259204

Fluid separation processes using membranes based on fluorinated and perfluorinated polymers

A process for separating components or a fluid mixture using membranes comprising a selective layer made from copolymers of an amorphous per fluorinated dioxolane and a fluorovinyl monomer. The resulting membranes have superior selectivity performance for certain fluid components of interest while maintaining fast permeance compared to membranes prepared using conventional perfluoropolymers, such as teflon® af, hyflon® ad, and cytop®.. ... New York University

09/07/17 / #20170257545

Method, computer-accessible, medium and systems for facilitating dark flash photography

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to methods, computer-accessible medium and systems for dark flash photography. For example, described herein is an exemplary embodiment of an apparatus for providing illumination and obtaining an image, which can include, e.g., a first arrangement configured to emit a flash of light including ultra-violet light and/or infra-red light to illuminate a scene and/or one or more subjects, and a second arrangement configured to obtain an image of the illuminated scene and/or one or more subject. ... New York University

09/07/17 / #20170257388

System, method and computer-accessible medium for network intrusion detection

An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining a starting point of a header field(s) in a network packet(s) can be provided, which can include, for example receiving the network(s) packet, determining a header location of the header field(s) in the network packet(s), determining a delimiter location of a delimiter(s) in the network packet(s), and determining the starting point of the header field(s) based on the header and delimiter locations. The header location can be determined using a header finder module. ... New York University

09/07/17 / #20170253312

Portable inflatable habitat with modular payload, system and method

A diving apparatus for a diver underwater includes a portable habitat in which a breathable environment is maintained underwater. The habitat has a collapsible envelope. ... New York University

08/31/17 / #20170247324

Aldehyde capture ligation technology for synthesis of amide bonds

The present invention relates to ligation agents and their use in making an amide ligation product. Methods of making the ligation agents are also disclosed.. ... New York University

08/24/17 / #20170241891

Machine-learning approach to holographic particle characterization

Holograms of colloidal dispersions encode comprehensive information about individual particles' three-dimensional positions, sizes and optical properties. Extracting that information typically is computation-ally intensive, and thus slow. ... New York University

08/24/17 / #20170240914

Methods of affecting nitrogen assimilation in plants

Provided herein are compositions and methods for producing transgenic plants. In specific embodiments, transgenic plants comprise a construct comprising a polynucleotide encoding cca1, glk1 or bzip1, operably linked to a plant-specific promote, wherein the cca1, glk1 or bzip1 is ectopically overexpressed in the transgenic plants, and wherein the promoter is optionally a constitutive or inducible promoter. ... New York University

08/24/17 / #20170239130

Somatosensory feedback wearable object

Disclosed are systems, computer-readable mediums, and methods for receiving, from a sensor array, three-dimensional sensory data associated with an environment of a person. The three-dimensional sensory data is converted into a two-dimensional representation. ... New York University

08/17/17 / #20170236570

Current induced spin-momentum transfer stack with dual insulating layers

A high speed, low power method to control and switch the magnetization direction of a magnetic region in a magnetic device for memory cells using spin polarized electrical current. The magnetic device comprises a pinned magnetic layer, a reference magnetic layer with a fixed magnetization direction and a free magnetic layer with a changeable magnetization direction. ... New York University

08/17/17 / #20170231772

Total knee replacement implant based on normal anatomy and kinematics

A total knee replacement whose bearing surfaces are derived from an anatomically representative femur and a modified baseline tibial surface. The contacting femoral and tibial bearing surfaces comprise the inter-codylar as well as condylar regions.. ... New York University

08/10/17 / #20170224768

Leukotoxin e/d as a new anti-inflammatory agent and microbicide

The present invention relates to methods for preventing or treating human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) infection, inflammatory conditions, and graft-versus-host-disease (gvhd) in a subject. Therapeutic compositions of the present invention comprise leukocidin e (luke) and/or d proteins or polypeptides. ... New York University

08/03/17 / #20170220900

System, method and computer-accessible medium for diffusion imaging acquisition and analysis

Exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining a difference(s) between two sets of subjects, can be provided. Using such exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium, it is possible to receive first imaging information related to a first set of subjects of the two sets of the subjects, receive second imaging information related to a second set of subjects of the two sets of subjects, generate third information by performing a decomposition procedure(s) on the first imaging information and the second information, and determine the difference(s) based on the third information.. ... New York University

08/03/17 / #20170216624

Method to select radiation dosage for tumor treatment based on cellular imaging

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed for radiation treatment of tumors based at least in part on patient-specific imaging information. The methods, systems and apparatuses include computer programs encoded on computer-readable media. ... New York University

07/27/17 / #20170213642

Earth surface potential and harmonic mitigating transformers

A transformer assembly comprises at least one transformer having a core. A primary winding is positioned on a first portion, a secondary winding is positioned on a second portion of the core. ... New York University

07/27/17 / #20170213349

Method for automatic tissue segmentation of medical images

A method to segment images that contain multiple objects in a nested structure including acquiring an image; defining the multiple objects by layers, each layer corresponding to one region, where a region contains an innermost object and all the objects nested within the innermost object; stacking the layers in an order of the nested structure of the multiple objects, the stack of layers having at least a top layer and a bottom layer; extending each layer with padded nodes; connecting the top layer to a sink and the bottom layer to a source, wherein each intermediate layer between the top layer and the bottom layer are connected only to the adjacent layer by undirected links; and measuring a boundary length for each layer.. . ... New York University

07/27/17 / #20170213340

Method for gestational age estimation and embryonic mutant detection

A method to characterize shape variations in brain ventricles during embryonic growth in mammals, the method including extracting a brain ventricle skeleton from one or more images, calculating a volume profile for the skeleton using the extracted images, partitioning the brain ventricle based on the volume profile along the skeleton, the brain ventricle being partitioned into two lateral ventricles and a main ventricle, the main ventricle being further partitioned into three sub regions, determining volume vectors of the two lateral ventricles and the three sub regions, computing a means square error between the determined computed volume vectors and a pretrained mean volume vector of embryos during different gestational stages, and classifying the embryo to the gestational stage having the lowest mean square error. A method to characterize mutant detection in mammals, the method including acquiring one or more images, computing a volume profile directly along a path of the detected skeleton from the one or more images, aligning the volume profile against a standard profile, and evaluating the volume profile against the standard profile to detect a mutation.. ... New York University

07/27/17 / #20170212131

Tau imaging ligands and their uses in the diagnosis and treatment of tauopathy

The present invention relates to antibody-based probes (including single domain antibody fragment, scfv molecules, antibodies, antibody fragments, diabodies, and the epitope-binding domains thereof) that are capable of immunospecifically and selectively binding to a phospho-serine-containing epitope of tau, such as, for example, tau-phospho-serine 396/404 peptide. Such imaging ligands are useful to detect pathological tau protein conformer if present in a biological sample, especially in conjunction with the diagnosis of alzheimer's disease or other tauopathy, and thus provide a diagnostic for alzheimer's disease and other tau pathologies. ... New York University

07/20/17 / #20170208621

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media utilizing an improved radio frame design and mac layer for ultra-low latency

Exemplary communication apparatus comprising a mac-layer processor configured to receive data for a downlink transmission to a first device; transmit a grant comprising resource allocations for the device to receive the data and to transmit a reception status for the data; and transmit the first grant and at least part of the data in a symbol. The grant can also be frequency-multiplexed with another grant to another device in the symbol, which can also be spatially multiplexed in streams directed to the respective devices. ... New York University

07/20/17 / #20170203484

Three dimensional structures having aligned nanofibers, methods of making such structures, apparatus for making such structures, and laminated compositions of matter including one or more layers of aligned nanofibers

Apparatus for producing a three dimensional nanofiber structure includes (1) at least two spaced electrodes; (2) a spinner adapted to rotate the at least two spaced electrodes; (3) a syringe assembly adapted to eject a polymer solution from a syringe of the syringe assembly towards the at least two spaced electrodes while the at least two spaced electrodes are rotated by the spinner; and (4) a power supply assembly for providing the two spaced electrodes at a first electric potential, and for providing the syringe at a second electric potential which is different from the first electric potential. A composition of matter may include (1) a least one layer of nanofibers in which a distribution of angles of fibers is “aligned;” and (2) at least one gel layer, wherein the at least one layer of microfibers and the at least one gel layer alternate to form a laminate.. ... New York University

07/20/17 / #20170203251

Gas separation membranes based on fluorinated and perfluorinated polymers

A process for separating components of a gas mixture using gas-separation copolymer membranes. These membranes use a selective layer made from copolymers of an amorphous perfluorinated dioxolane and a fluorovinyl monomer. ... New York University

07/20/17 / #20170202930

Use of hyaluronidase for treatment of muscle stiffness

Provided are methods and kits for reducing the severity of muscle stiffness. The method comprises delivering to one or more specific locations in the deep fascia of an affected muscle a composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of n hyaluronidase.. ... New York University

07/13/17 / #20170196984

Protein polymer gold nanoparticle hybrid materials for small molecule delivery

Protein polymer-gold nanoparticles, compositions comprising protein polymer-gold nanoparticles, and uses of protein polymer-gold nanoparticles. A protein polymer-gold nanoparticle comprises a gold core and a plurality of protein polymer molecules coordinated to the gold core via a poly-histidine tag present on each protein polymer molecule. ... New York University

07/13/17 / #20170196494

Identification, diagnosis, and treatment of neuropathologies, neurotoxicities, tumors, and brain and spinal cord injuries using electrodes with microvoltammetry

The present invention relates to devices and methods of use thereof for detection of biomolecules, in vitro, in vivo, or in situ. The invention relates to methods of diagnosing and/or treating a subject as having or being at risk of developing a disease or condition that is associated with abnormal levels of one or more biomolecules including, but not limited to, inter alia, epilepsy, diseases of the basal ganglia, athetoid, dystonic diseases, neoplasms, parkinson's disease, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and cancer. ... New York University

07/06/17 / #20170190764

Peptides mimicking hiv-1 viral epitopes in the v2 loop for the gp120 surface envelope glycoprotein

The present invention relates to an isolated immunogenic peptide comprising a v2 loop fragment from hiv surface envelope glycoprotein gp120. This peptide binds specifically with antibodies in blood of patients vaccinated with a vaccine that has shown protection from hiv-1 infection, does not react with blood of matched patients who did not receive the vaccine, and can, therefore, elicit anti-hiv-1 antibodies which protect against hiv-1 infection. ... New York University

06/29/17 / #20170184485

In-line particle characterization

Holographic video microscopy yields fast and accurate measurements of the size and refractive index of individual colloidal particles. Particle-resolved characterization offers useful insights into the progress of colloidal synthesis without relying on models for the distributions of particle sizes and properties, and can be performed rapidly enough to provide feedback for process control. ... New York University

06/29/17 / #20170183400

Immunological targeting of pathological tau proteins

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for treating, preventing, and diagnosing alzheimer's disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering an immunogenic tau peptide or an antibody recognizing the immunogenic tau epitope under conditions effective to treat, prevent, or diagnose alzheimer's disease or other tauopathies. Also disclosed are methods of promoting clearance of aggregates from the brain of the subject and of slowing progression of tau-pathology related behavioral phenotype in a subject.. ... New York University

06/01/17 / #20170151290

Compositions and methods for treating obesity and related disorders by characterizing and restoring mammalian bacterial microbiota

The present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian intestinal microbiota associated with associated with high-fat and low-fat diets and with diets containing hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (hpmc) and related methods for diagnosing, preventing and treating obesity and related conditions such as metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus. Therapeutic methods of the invention involve the use of probiotics, and/or prebiotics, and/or narrow spectrum antibiotics/anti-bacterial agents that are capable of restoring healthy mammalian bacterial intestinal microbiota.. ... New York University

05/04/17 / #20170123499

Three dimensional tactile feedback system

A three dimensional tactile feedback includes a two dimensional array of ultrasonic transducers and a control device configured to control the ultrasonic transducers. The ultrasonic transducers re configured to project discrete points of tactile feedback in three dimensional space. ... New York University

04/13/17 / #20170101449

Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 19 proteins and methods of use

The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“fgf”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of an fgf 19 molecule. The portion of the paracrine fgf is modified to decrease binding affinity for heparin and/or heparan sulfate compared to the portion without the modification. ... New York University

04/06/17 / #20170096462

Chimeric fgf21 proteins with enhanced binding affinity for beta-klotho for the treatment of type ii diabetes, obesity, and related metabolic disorders

The present invention relates to chimeric proteins that include an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes an n-terminal portion of fibroblast growth factor 21 (“fgf21”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of fibroblast growth factor 19 (“fgf19”). The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions including chimeric proteins according to the present invention, as well as methods for treating a subject suffering from diabetes, obesity, or metabolic syndrome, methods of treating a subject in need of increased fgf21-βklotho-fgf receptor complex formation, methods of causing increased fgf21 receptor agonist-βklotho-fgf receptor complex formation, and methods of screening for compounds with enhanced binding affinity for the βklotho-fgf receptor complex involving the use of chimeric proteins of the present invention.. ... New York University

03/09/17 / #20170066801

Alpha3beta hydrogen bond surrogate macrocycles as modulators of ras

The present invention relates to peptides having a stable, internally-constrained hbs α-helix, where the peptide mimics at least a portion of the α-h helix of the sos protein and contains a mixture of alpha and beta amino acid residues in the pattern α3/β1. Methods using the peptides of the present invention for inhibiting ras signaling in a cell, promoting cell death, and treating, preventing, and/or diagnosing a cellular proliferative disorder, differentiative disorder, and/or neoplastic condition in a subject in need thereof are also disclosed.. ... New York University

03/09/17 / #20170065179

System and method for in vivo detection of fluorescence from an eye

A system and method for in vivo detection and quantification of drusen present in the retina via administering an excitation signal to the retina of the eye and detecting an electromagnetic emissions spectrum from the retina in response to the excitation signal. The electromagnetic emissions spectrum may be used to identify a plurality of component emissions spectra, each component emissions spectrum corresponding to fluorescence from a component of the retina, one of the component emissions spectra corresponding to a target emissions spectrum.. ... New York University

03/02/17 / #20170064451

Ubiquitous sensing environment

A system and method for selection and distribution of information from one or more remote sensing devices that are distributed in a space. Receiving such information from the remote sensing devices and receiving a request for at least some portion of the information received from the remote sensing devices. ... New York University

03/02/17 / #20170063590

System and method for mitigating frequency offsets in wireless systems

Exemplary communication apparatus can comprise a receiver; a computer arrangement; and a non-transitory medium comprising computer-executable instructions that cause the apparatus to: receive a signal comprising a plurality of symbols in a first domain; store a portion of the signal comprising at least one symbol in a buffer; determine a frequency offset parameter relating to the buffered portion; apply a correction signal based on the offset parameter to the buffered portion to generate an at least partially corrected signal in the first domain; and transform the at least partially corrected signal into a second domain. In some embodiments, the first domain is a time domain, the second domain is a frequency domain, and the symbols are ofdm symbols. ... New York University

03/02/17 / #20170059468

Fast feature identification for holographic tracking and characterization of colloidal particles

A method and system for identification of holographic tracking and identification of features of an object. A holograph is created from scattering off the object, intensity gradients are established for a plurality of pixels in the holograms, the direction of the intensity gradient is determined and those directions analyzed to identify features of the object and enables tracking of the object. ... New York University

03/02/17 / #20170058185

Inhibition of asphaltene

Methods, systems and compositions reduce or prevent the formation of asphaltene deposits by controlling the precipitation of asphaltene. An asphaltene inhibitor is utilized comprising an aromatic core. ... New York University

02/23/17 / #20170053740

Winding for low-voltage coils of distribution-class toroidal transformers

A novel winding method is described herein which eliminates the circulating currents for wound transformers. A first layer of a wire is wound about the core at a first set of angles. ... New York University

02/23/17 / #20170053215

Task-agnostic integration of human and machine intelligence

A system combines inputs from human processing and machine processing, and employs machine learning to improve processing of individual tasks based on comparison of human processing results. Once performance of a particular task by machine processing reaches a threshold, the level of human processing used on that task is reduced.. ... New York University

02/16/17 / #20170044099

Covalently patterned graphene surfaces by a force accelerated cycloaddition reaction

The present invention relates generally to molecular printing techniques for use in sensors, assays, and integrated optics and electronics. Specifically, the present invention relates to covalent patterning of graphene surfaces.. ... New York University

02/16/17 / #20170042904

Methods for treating t-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The present invention is directed to methods of treating t-all that involve administering an inhibitor of jumonji d3 (jmjd3) demethylase. Another embodiment of the invention relates to methods inhibiting t-all cell proliferation and/or survival that involves administering an inhibitor of jumonji d3 (jmjd3) demethylase to a population of t-all cells.. ... New York University

02/09/17 / #20170037033

Oxopiperazine helix mimetics as inhibitors of the p53-mdm2 interaction

The present invention relates to oligooxopiperzines for modulating the p53-mdm2 interaction. Methods of using the oligooxopiperazines are also disclosed.. ... New York University

02/09/17 / #20170035795

Methods and reagents for the diagnosis and treatment of acute leukemia

The present invention is directed to methods of treating t-all that involves administering a therapeutic agent that inhibits a notch-1 regulated non-coding rna (lncrna). Another embodiment of the invention relates to methods and kits for diagnosing t-all that involve detecting and quantifying the expression level of notch1-regulated lncrnas is a biological sample from a subject.. ... New York University

02/02/17 / #20170029480

Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 21 proteins and methods of use

The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an n-terminus coupled to a c-terminus, where the n-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“fgf”) and the c-terminus includes a c-terminal portion of an fgf21 molecule. The portion of the paracrine fgf is modified to decrease binding affinity for heparin and/or heparan sulfate compared to the portion without the modification. ... New York University

01/26/17 / #20170024900

System and method for determining motion and structure from optical flow

A method and system for extracting motion and structure from a sequence of images stored on a computer system, the method comprises obtaining images including a set of three-dimensional (3d) points over a plurality of frames, determining an instantaneous motion of the set of 3d points by an angular velocity and a translation with respect to an axis of rotation, computing an optical flow using the instantaneous motion of the set of 3d points based on a projection of velocity of the set of 3d points, computing a depth of the set of 3d points from the optical flow, and determining an epipolar line in the images using the optical flow.. . ... New York University

01/26/17 / #20170020674

Replica guided motion knee

A total knee replacement, comprising a femoral and a tibial component in articulating contact that can restore normal joint function. The articulation between the two components is controlled by four guide surfaces.. ... New York University

01/19/17 / #20170016062

Sequencing methods and kits

A method for detecting rare genomic variants in a population of cells is disclosed. The method can detect de novo mutations in bacteria and analyze the impact of various physiological conditions on mutation rate, even though such effects would be too subtle to detect using other methods. ... New York University

01/19/17 / #20170014351

Engineered fluorinated biomaterials

Provided are protein polymers providing the dual functionality of delivery and imaging. The protein polymers comprise a coiled-coil domain of the cartilage oligomeric matrix protein and repeats of elastic like peptides. ... New York University

01/12/17 / #20170011330

Signaling game machine architecture, system, software, computer-accessible medium and hardware

An exemplary system, method and computer accessible medium can be provided that can include generating a digital secure storage area(s) for a user(s), generating, in the secure storage area(s), a module(s) that can include information about the user(s), using a computer-implemented recommender agent(s) to select a receiver(s) to receive the first information and a signal(s) associated with the first information, where receiver(s) can include a verification agent(s), facilitating a verification of the signal(s) by the verification agent, and facilitating the receiver(s) to perform a task(s) based on the verification.. . ... New York University

01/12/17 / #20170009207

In-vitro bioreactor

An in vitro chamber for mimicking the mechanical and electrical forces found in vivo under physiological or pathological state. A chamber provides conditioning stimuli. ... New York University

01/12/17 / #20170008953

Methods of treating and preventing staphylococcus aureus infections and associated conditions

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for preventing and treating staphylococcus aureus in a subject. Therapeutic compositions of the present invention comprise leukocidin e and/or d proteins or polypeptides and anti-leukocidin e and/or d antibodies. ... New York University

01/12/17 / #20170008405

Resonant inverter topology, wireless charger, and control method

A wireless charger for an electric vehicle and a resonant inverter comprising a resonant portion that serially connects to a phase shifting portion and serially connects with a load component and a method for controlling a resonant inverter having multiple phase shifts, comprising operating the frequency of the resonant inverter close to the resonant frequency of the inverter through the full operation range of the resonant inverter; and adjusting phase shifts to control the output power of the resonant inverter.. . ... New York University

01/12/17 / #20170007876

Exercise apparatus

An exercise apparatus having a first and a second guide rails. The exercise apparatus further has a first and a second handle, the first handle being mounted on the first guide rail and configured to be moveable up and down the first guide rail while the second handle is mounted on the second guide rail and configured to be moveable up and down the second guide rail. ... New York University








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